Whether you're a pro in the kitchen or not, sometimes it's nice to set down the spatula and treat yourself to some takeout.

There are lots of new Toronto restaurants that opened this month, and you can enjoy all sorts of dishes like ice cream, eggs Benedict, and even plant-based fried chicken.

Blissful Bird

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Cuisine: Vegan, gluten-free, halal, plant-based

Address: 489 College St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This new spot serves up fried chicken, but without the chicken. You can dig into a plant-based version of this crispy comfort food, and it comes in dishes like nuggets and sandwiches.

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O'SOMAE

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Brunch

Address: 357 Broadview Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Since brunch is arguably the most important meal of the day, you'll want to give this spot a try. You can indulge in all the early-morning goodness by ordering drool-worthy breakfast boxes.

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Kitaya

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Sushi

Address: 890 Don Mills Rd., North York, ON

Why You Need To Go: There's a new sushi spot in town, and it even has croissant-waffles and soft-serve ice cream.

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Island Oysters

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Cuisine: Oysters

Address: 3 Bartlett Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Take a trip to the coast by indulging in oysters from this spot, which offers takeout and delivery.

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Don Chingón

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Mexican

Address: 1033 College St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This new venue serves delicious Mexican comfort food, and you can even get breakfast items like a breakfast torta and taco brunch box.

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Waska Peruvian Chicken

Price: To be announced

Cuisine: Peruvian

Address: 805 Dovercourt Rd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy all sorts of Peruvian dishes at this new restaurant, opening May 28.

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Atai Bistro

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Cuisine: French-Moroccan

Address: 3047 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This new spot is offering a pop-up menu until restrictions are lifted, and you can try flatbreads and more.

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MARU

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Japanese

Address: 1402 Queen St. E., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you're craving sushi, why not give this new spot a try? You can enjoy salads, sashimi, and more.

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On Third Thought

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Gelato, wine, vegan

Address: 6 Markham St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: A gelato and wine bar has arrived in the city just in time for the warm weather, and you can get vegan treats and drinks.

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